12 Aug 2021

Electric Chevrolet Silverado teased with rear-wheel steering

Electrified version of the Chevy Silverado will bring a twist on how its rear wheels turn. General Motors has teased a video of the upcoming electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck (ute) that will launch in 2022. Key to its teaser is rear-wheel steer, which moves the rear axle slightly to

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10 Aug 2021

Kia builds surfer-spec Soul EV

Kia has produced a one-off Soul EV ‘Broadmasters Edition’ for surfers, but it’s not for Aussies… Kia’s Soul EV might not be available here but this surfie spec version would fit in nicely. This unique build was done in the UK and is in partnership with the Cornwall surfing competition.

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02 Aug 2021

Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition revives legend

New Defender pays tribute to Camel Trophy Land Rovers. Land Rover will produce 220 of the new Camel Trophy edition dressed in tribute colours and gear, inspired by the classic off-road challenge cars that competed between 1980 and 2000. The yellow base coat is as per original Camel Trophy cars, but without

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30 Jul 2021

Isuzu MU-X Australian range and pricing revealed

Isuzu Australia has unveiled its local specification MU-X which will go on sale for buyers from Monday, August 2. Unsurprisingly, the MU-X mirrors the D-Max ute it is based on, with similar variants and much the same underpinnings, the biggest change being the wagon rear and coil-spring suspension underneath. However,

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26 Jul 2021

Best trick dual-cab utes for fifty-odd grand

2021 sees new dual-cab ute special editions and facelifts vie for attention. Here are five top picks for utes to buy around $50,000. There are plenty of different utes on the market but here we’re looking at the top deals for tricked-up dual-cab utes on the market for between $50-60K.

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23 Jul 2021

Hummer to produce a new electric ute this year

GM Hummer says it will build a new electric ute to rival the Tesla Cybertruck. General Motors’ Buick and GMC boss says that a new Hummer electric ute is en route and it has a swathe of rivals from the Tesla Cybertruck to the recently revealed RAM 1500 EV.  The

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22 Jul 2021

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Shortie joins MY21 range

Jeep adds new, permanent model to Wrangler lineup. The popular Rubicon shortie is back, but this time for a long time. Now the permanent entry point to the wrangler range, the Rubicon two-door adds to the MY21 range from $64,490 exclusding on road costs.  It sits just before the Rubicon

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13 Jul 2021

Ssangyong Musso ute receives update for 2021

New front end design and new-look wheels define MY21 update. Luxury pack added to Ultimate grade. Ssangyong Australia has released a mid-year update for their Musso dual cab ute. A facelift has been applied to both the regular Musso and the long wheelbase Musso XLV. There’s also new wheel designs

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09 Jul 2021

RAM confirms new dual-cab mid-size ute by 2026

Fully electric RAM mid-size ute with 800km driving range will launch by 2026. RAM will launch a new mid-size ute to tackle the likes of the Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux within the next five years. While a rival size-wise Australian dual-cab utes, the new mid-size ute will be fully

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07 Jul 2021

Ineos Grenadier Interior unveiled

Ineos Automotive reveals the all-new Grenadiers interior which belnds tough practicality with premium appointments. Ineos’ first car, the Grenadier, will bring a utilitarian but polished interior. Shown for the first time, Ineos’ Grenadier has been designed from the ground up with a focus on durability and simple function. There are

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01 Jul 2021

All-new Isuzu MU-X on sale next month

Replacement for Isuzu’s popular MU-X will be in showrooms next month. Isuzu has confirmed that the new-generation follow-up to its MU-X 4×4 wagon will go on sale August 2, almost one week after full pricing and specifications are released. That leaves us with not much information to divulge, however, the

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30 Jun 2021

Toby Price wins Finke in Mitsubishi Triton Trophy Truck

Toby Price breaks through Finke for first four-wheel win. Six-time motorcycle-category Finke winner Toby Price has now claimed victory in the car category, a trophy that finally comes after several previous attempts which were thwarted by crashes or mechanical failure.   Racing a specially-developed Mitsubishi Triton Trophy Truck, Price was first

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25 Jun 2021

RAM Mammoth 1000 TRX by Hennessey revealed

Dodge RAM gets mammoth 755kW 6.2-litre supercharged V8 power. Texas workshop Hennessey has unveiled the RAM Mammoth 1000 TRX which it claims to be the world’s most powerful and fastest pick-up truck ever produced. A glimpse of the specs suggests as much, too. Better known for its range of supercars

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25 Jun 2021

GWM Tank 300 could arrive next year

GWM Haval Australia could soon be selling the Tank 300 as a rival to the Jeep Wrangler and Ford Bronco. GWM Haval is moving quickly on expansion plans for Australia and absolutely nothing is off the table when it comes to potential new models. One of the strong contenders is

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25 Jun 2021

GWM Ute upgraded, two new cut-price models coming

Refreshed brand GWM is bringing improvements and even cheaper variants to its lineup. GWM is rolling out upgrades to its Ute dual-cab utility models and introducing two new variants for even sharper pricing. The upgrades improve throttle response and suspension tuning and are fast, sweeping changes made by the Chinese

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